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Fuller, John R
Juvenile delinquency : mainstream and crosscurrents / John Randolph Fuller
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2009
book jacket
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 364.36 FUL    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Juvenile delinquency
Juvenile justice, Administration of
Physical Description xviii, 526 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Note Includes indexes
Contents Preface -- About the author -- pt. I. Juvenile delinquency : definitions, history, measurement, and cultural comparisons -- 1. What is a juvenile delinquent? -- Social construction of childhood -- When boys were men -- Rites of passage -- Defining the terms -- Transition or rebellion -- Parens patriae and the law -- Adolescents and delinquency -- Art of graduated responsibility -- Risk factors and delinquency -- Child level -- Family level -- School level -- Peer-group level -- Community level -- System of last resort -- Growing up too soon -- Are we waging a war on children? -- Summary -- 2. The development of social control -- Development of the concept of childhood -- Acquiring adulthood -- Leaving home at an early age -- Child reform movement -- The child-savers -- Juvenile court -- History of the juvenile court -- Boys, girls, and bias : the double standard -- For their own good -- Modern system -- Language and terminology -- Process -- Changing nature of childhood -- Modern childhood -- Trends in thinking about delinquency and juvenile justice -- Summary -- 3. Measuring delinquency -- Defining crime -- The dark figure of crime -- Uniform Crime Reports -- Uniform Crime Reports and juvenile delinquency -- Self-reported crime and victimization surveys -- A note on method -- What do self-report studies report? -- Victimization surveys -- Measures of youths as offenders and victims -- Youths as victims -- Sexual victimization -- Effects of youth victimization -- A typology of juvenile delinquents -- Status offenders -- Property offenders -- Drug users and abusers -- Gang members -- Chronic and violent juvenile delinquents -- Predicting delinquency -- Here come the superpredators -- Summary -- 4. International and comparative delinquency -- Culture and the discontented -- Comparative delinquency -- Juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice in other countries -- China -- India -- Russia -- South Africa -- Japan -- England and Wales -- Drugs -- Joyriding -- Yob culture -- Hong Kong -- International victimization of children -- Children at war -- Child prostitution -- Summary --
pt. II. Theories of delinquency -- 5. Theoretical foundations of crime and delinquency -- What good is theory and what is good theory? -- What's gotten into you? Spiritual explanations -- Classical school of criminology -- Cesare Beccaria -- Jeremy Bentham -- What is deterrence? -- Deterrence and juveniles -- Classical school of criminology today -- Rational choice theory -- Shock deterrence -- Shock incarceration -- Scared straight-style programs -- Boot-camp prisons -- Can deterrence work? -- Positivist school of criminology -- History of the positivist school -- Adolphe Quetelet -- Andre-Michel Guerry -- Auguste Comte -- Cesare Lombroso -- Positivism and juveniles -- Summary -- 6. Biological and psychological theories of delinquency -- Biological theories of delinquency and crime -- First biological theories of crime -- Cesare Lombroso and atavisms -- William Sheldon and body type -- Franz Joseph Gall and phrenology -- Heredity -- Studies of twins and adopted children -- Heredity and behavior -- Neurotransmitters -- Hormones -- Biosocial theory -- Psychological theories of crime -- Psychodynamic perspective -- Piaget's cognitive development -- Moral development -- Kohlberg's theory of moral development -- Does gender dimension affect morality? -- Intelligence and crime -- Mental retardation and crime -- Freud, personality, and delinquent behavior -- Is there a criminal personality? -- Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory -- Psychopaths and sociopaths -- Summary -- 7. Sociological theories of delinquency -- Social structure theories -- Social disorganization -- Urban inequality -- Social process theories -- Learning theories -- Differential association -- Social learning theory -- Techniques of neutralization -- Anomie and strain theory -- Durkheim and anomie -- Merton and strain -- Agnew and strain -- Social control theory -- Personality and social control -- Containment theory -- Hirschi's social control theory -- Subcultural theories -- Delinquent boys -- Differential opportunity theory -- Focal concerns of the lower class -- Subculture of violence -- The code of the street -- Social reaction theories -- Labeling theory -- Shaming -- Summary -- 8. Critical, life-course, and integrated theories -- Critical theories -- Marxist theory -- Left realism -- Critical-race theory -- Postmodern criminology -- Cultural criminology -- Peacemaking criminology -- Life-course theories -- Life-course persistent and adolescent-limited crime -- Life-course persistent offenders -- Adolescence-limited offenders -- Pathways and turning points -- The prediction problem -- Integrated theories -- Elliott's integrated theory of delinquent behavior -- Thornberry's interactional theory of delinquency -- Tittle's control balance theory -- Summary --
pt. III. Delinquency in society -- 9. Female delinquency -- Girls to women : a developmental view -- Physical development of girls -- Cognitive development of girls -- Psychological and social development of girls -- Identity -- Fitting in and being popular -- Dating and sex -- Cutting the strings of parental control -- Gender and delinquency -- Extent and nature of female delinquency -- Theories of female delinquency -- Biological theories -- Psychological theories -- Sociological theories -- Feminist theories of female delinquency -- Gender and the juvenile justice system -- Summary-- 10. The family and delinquency -- Functions of the family -- Challenges in families today -- Child victimization in the family -- Child neglect -- Physical child abuse -- Sexual child abuse -- Families and delinquency -- Divorce and delinquency -- Social support in the family and delinquency -- Conflict within the family-- Parents, siblings, and delinquency -- Summary -- 11. Schools and delinquency -- What schools are supposed to do -- Keeping control -- Preventing delinquency in school -- What about the teachers? -- Safe at school -- School shootings -- Bullying -- Does fail mean jail? School failure and delinquency -- Suspension and expulsion -- Dropping out -- Learning the way out of delinquency -- Summary -- 12. Youth gangs and delinquency -- Defining the gang : it's harder than you think -- Studying gangs -- Bad influences : delinquency, peers, and group activity -- Jumping-in : joining the gang -- Types of gangs -- Black and Hispanic gangs -- Asian gangs -- White gangs -- Female gangs -- Gang prevention -- Prevention, suppression, and treatment of gangs -- Primary gang prevention -- Secondary gang prevention -- Tertiary gang prevention -- Summary --
pt. IV. Juvenile justice system -- 13. The police -- A short history of juvenile policing -- Law enforcement : dealing with juvenile delinquents and victims -- Specialized juvenile policing -- Juvenile officers -- Juvenile units -- Procedure : what the police do -- Neglected and abused children -- Status offenders -- Violent juveniles -- Taking into custody -- Booking -- Fingerprints and photographs -- Search and seizure -- Interrogation -- Miranda and juveniles -- Waiver of Miranda rights -- The "juvenile Miranda" -- Custody -- Discretion : how the police decide what to do -- Demands of the law -- Demands of the situation -- Discretion and bias -- Racial discrimination by the police -- Gender discrimination by the police -- Controlling the police discretion -- Prevention : what the police do to help -- Community policing -- Problem-oriented policing -- Zero-tolerance policing -- Summary -- 14. The juvenile court -- Organization and jurisdiction of the juvenile court -- Key players in the juvenile court -- Juvenile court judge -- Prosecutor -- Juvenile defense counsel -- Public defenders -- Juvenile intake officers -- Juvenile probation offices -- Juvenile court process -- Custody and detention -- Petitions and summonses -- Juvenile court hearings -- Preliminary hearing -- Adjudicatory hearing -- Dispositional hearing -- Jury trials and plea bargaining -- Jury trail -- Plea bargaining -- Due process -- Right to a lawyer -- Protection against self-incrimination -- Right to notice of charges -- Right to confront and cross-examine witnesses -- Protection against double jeopardy -- Confidentiality and accountability -- Tried as an adult : juveniles waived to criminal court -- Blended sentencing -- Who gets waived to the criminal court? -- Summary -- 15. Juvenile corrections -- Community corrections -- Standard probation -- Intensive-supervision probation -- Electronic monitoring -- Home confinement -- Fines and victim compensation -- Residential treatment programs -- Foster care -- Group homes and halfway houses -- Alternative-experience programs -- Advantages of residential treatment programs -- Secure confinement -- Jails -- Detention centers -- Juvenile correctional facilities -- Boot-camp prisons -- State prisons -- Overcrowding -- Suicide prevention -- Incarcerated girls -- Correctional programs -- Education -- Vocational training -- Recreational programs -- Counseling and treatment -- Summary -- 16. The future of delinquency and juvenile justice -- Capital punishment -- Technology, juvenile delinquency, and victimization -- Wars on crime, drugs, and children -- Generational conflict -- Restorative justice -- Right to treatment -- Globalization -- On predicting the future -- Summary -- Glossary -- Index
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